Steps
Vocabulary
Context clues
Elements of plot
Conflict
100

What is the first step?

P- Preview 

Underline the title and decide whether you think the story will be interesting to read.

100

What is tone

an author's attitude or feelings toward the subject or intended audience.

100

These problems occur because there isn't enough space along the throat and jaw to create an adequate airway.

What does adequate mean?

a. sufficient

b. ordinary

a. sufficient

100

What do you call the beginning of a story?

Exposition/Introduction

100

If Mary and Brandon are fighting what type of conflict are they having?

Person v. Person

200

What is the second step?

L- Locate 

Look for anything that stands out in the text (underline, bold, highlighted, italicized, etc...) 

200

What is claim

The author's position in an argumentative text, expressing what the reader should do or believe

200

The forest seemed interminable; nowhere did he discover a break in it, not even a woodsman's road.

What does interminable mean?

a. endless

b. boring

a. endless

200

What do you call the part where the story builds

rising action

200

If Brandi is stranded in a forest what type of conflict is she having?

Person v. Nature

300

What is the third step?

O- Organize the questions

300

What is foreshadowing

A literary device to tease readers about events that will occur later in the story.

300

At last, they implored him to go away and attend to his own affairs.

What does implored mean?

a. begged strongly

b. asked nicely

a. begged strongly

300

What do you call the most exciting part of the story?

Climax

300

If Paul is arguing against the regulations put on his school what type of conflict is he having?

Person v. Society

400

What is the fourth step?

R- Read the passage

400

What is imagery

elements that evoke any of the five senses (sight, hearing, touch, taste, and smell)

400

Which words best help the reader understand the meaning of the word habitation?

a. By nightfall he was fatigued, footsore, famished

b. No fields bordered it, no dwelling anywhere. 

b. No fields bordered it, no dwelling anywhere.

400

What do you call the part of the story where things start calming down?

Falling action

400

If Braden is having difficulties deciding who he wants to be what type of conflict is he having?

Person v. Self (internal)

500

What is the fifth step?

E- Eliminate

Eliminate two answer choices that don't make sense to turn your likelihood of getting the question correct into a fifty percent chance.

500

What is figurative language?

Language that is not meant to be taken literally. 

500

He had just composed it himself so he was very taken up with it, and would not pay proper attention to Mole or anything else.

Which phrase has the same meaning as taken up in the passage?

a. Lifted to the surface

b. Interested in

b. interested in

500

What do you call the end of the story?

Resolution/conclusion

500

If Danielle was born to change the world but just wants to live a normal life what type of conflict is she having?

Person v. Destiny

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